Intel (INTC) Names Saf Yeboah-Amankwah As SVP And Chief Strategy Officer

  • Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) recently announced it has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as SVP and chief strategy officer

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ: INTC) recently announced it has appointed Safroadu (Saf) Yeboah-Amankwah as SVP and chief strategy officer, effective November 1. Yeboah-Amankwah is going to be responsible for the Global Strategy Office, including Intel Capital and will work with the executive team on developing and driving growth-oriented strategies. And Yeboah-Amankwah will report to CEO Bob Swan.

Yeboah-Amankwah is joining Intel from McKinsey & Company where he was most recently a senior partner and global head of the Transformation Practice for the Telecom, Media and Technology (TMT) practice, based in Washington, D.C. And he is also the global lead of Client Capabilities for the TMT practice. Previously he worked as managing partner for South Africa and head of McKinsey’s TMT and Digital practice for Africa, among other roles.

Prior to starting his career,

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Harrow Council Names Wates for Wealdstone Development Project


Image Source: Wates Wealdstone Development Harrow Council

Harrow Council have named Wates Residential as the development partner for their regeneration programme worth an estimated GBP 600 million. Council’s cabinet approved the decision to select Wates as the development partner in the equally owned Harrow Strategic Development Partnership. The partnership is the largest investment and development opportunity Harrow has seen and will create an inviting, attractive and thriving Wealdstone high street that generates apprenticeships, training and wealth in the borough. It will transform the landscape of Wealdstone, building 1,500 new homes, including a significant number of affordable homes, a new civic centre, shops, offices, and a school, as well as public and green spaces.

The partnership will work with hundreds of young people at schools and colleges across the borough to provide school

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NanoString Launches Whole Transcriptome Atlas under GeoMx Technology Access Program and Names First GeoMx Premier Access Sites


NanoString Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ:NSTG), a leading provider of life science tools for discovery and translational research, today announced the establishment of the GeoMx Premier Access Sites, a global service network that will provide access to the GeoMx Cancer Transcriptome Atlas and future GeoMx commercial assays. The company also announced the availability of the new GeoMx Whole Transcriptome Atlas through the Technology Access Program (TAP) for the GeoMx Digital Spatial Profiler (DSP). Together these initiatives provide expanded access to next generation sequencing readout on GeoMx DSP.


The GeoMx Premier Access Site (GPAS) partners will enable a broader user base to try the Cancer Transcriptome Atlas (CTA) and evaluate the applicability of GeoMx DSP in their research. Eight global sites have been selected and include Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, University of Minnesota, University of Pittsburgh, University Medical Center Utrecht, University of York, FynnBio and Griffith University. Each site will

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Juice It Up! Names Carlo Verdugo Director of Operations and Business Development

Juice It Up! announced the appointment of Carlo Verdugo as Director of Operations and Business Development. An industry veteran with nearly two decades of franchise experience, Verdugo has served in various leadership roles for national chains including Jack in the Box and nearly a decade with Jamba, where he served as the Senior Director of Global Growth. As Juice It Up!’s Director of Operations and Business Development, Verdugo will lead a variety of initiatives supporting Juice It Up!’s strategic growth strategy.

“We are thrilled to add Carlo to our talented leadership team and are confident he will bring an additional level of efficiency to our proven franchise business model,” says Susan Taylor, Juice It Up! CEO. “I had the pleasure of working with Carlo during our time together at Jamba and saw firsthand his many contributions to the brand and its franchisees. He is a passionate, enthusiastic and savvy professional

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Element Science Names Zubin J. Eapen, MD as Chief Medical Officer

Experienced Cardiologist Brings Expertise in Launching and Scaling Innovative Models of Care

Element Science, an innovative health technology company pioneering a next-generation digital wearable platform for high-risk cardiovascular patients transitioning from hospital to home, announced today that it has appointed Zubin J. Eapen, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, as Chief Medical Officer. Dr. Eapen, an experienced health system leader who has launched and scaled innovative models of care and overseen numerous clinical trials, will help advance the Company’s initial product, the Jewel Patch Wearable Cardioverter Defibrillator (P-WCD).

The Jewel P-WCD is the first product built on the novel Jewel platform, which is designed to help patients reduce their need for hospitalization through diagnostic, therapeutic, and connected capabilities. The Jewel platform is an unobtrusive, low-profile personal defibrillator designed to detect and treat life-threatening arrhythmias in patients with an elevated temporary risk of Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD), a condition more than 500,000 patients

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Zaxby’s names first chief development officer | 2020-09-14

ATHENS, GA. – Zaxby’s, a fast-casual chicken chain known for chicken fingers, wings and signature sauces, named Vanessa Fox to the newly created position of chief development officer. In her new role at Zaxby’s, Fox will lead the Franchise Licensing and Development teams to establish continuity with restaurant design and construction. As Zaxby’s first CDO in the company’s 30-year history, Fox will report directly to co-founders Zach McLeroy and Tony Townley.

“I am thrilled to join Zaxby’s and strategically lead its growth plans,” Fox said. “I seek to build highly functioning and diversified teams to tackle projects and can’t wait to get to know Zaxby’s team members and learn about their goals, skills and aspirations.”

Fox joins Zaxby’s from Jack in the Box, where she was chief development officer. At Jack in the Box, she worked with business stakeholders to build, maintain and execute the company’s real estate strategy. Prior

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Chester County Economic Development Council names new board members | Business

UWCHLAN — The Chester County Economic Development Council (CCEDC) has announced the election of four new members to its board of directors.

“One of CCEDC’s continuing goals as we entered our 60th anniversary year was to broaden the array of backgrounds that CCEDC’s board and staff bring to the table,” Gary Smith, Chester County Economic Development Council president and CEO, said in a press release. “Our new board members draw from a cross-section of skill sets, experiences and perspectives from Chester County’s leading industries including technology, agriculture and real estate development.”

Newly elected to the Chester County Economic Development Council’s board are: Mark Davis, partner, The Atticus Group, who has also served on CCEDC’s Ideas to Innovation (i2n) initiative and Innovative Technology Action Group (ITAG) initiative; Steve Figgatt, CEO, Sycamore International; Bill Hostetter, grain merchandiser, Hostetter Grain; and Greg Reaves, principal, Mosaic Development Partners.

“Each year the CCEDC team and

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Goodwill of Central, Coastal Va. names workforce development VP

Mark Heinlein joins the organization

Mark Heinlein

Goodwill of Central and Coastal Virginia announced Sept. 1 it has hired Mark Heinlein as vice president of workforce development.

With 30 years of experience, Heinlein most recently served as head of talent management for Affordable Care LLC. In his new role, he will oversee workforce development and will be responsible for securing partnerships to develop leadership and professional skills of Goodwill associates. 

Heinlein held senior talent management and organizational development positions with the Cleveland Clinic, Lenovo Group Ltd., Carestream and Aramark Corp. and also served 11 years as an officer in the U.S. Army Reserves.

“When we began the search for our vice president of our workforce development services, we knew we wanted someone who could bring a unique perspective to the table,” Goodwill CEO Mark Barth said in a statement. “Mark does just that.

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Fortune names UB graduate student and Buffalo native, Raven Baxter, to 40 Under 40

A science communicator, Baxter secures major deals to write children’s book, create science education TV show

BUFFALO, N.Y. – Fortune has named University at Buffalo graduate student Raven Baxter to the magazine’s exclusive 40 Under 40 list of emerging leaders in the field of health care.

Baxter – better known as Raven the Science Maven – is a science communicator who marries science with hip hop music to educate and inspire young, underrepresented students to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields.

After joining the workforce as a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry, Baxter quickly learned that the only other African Americans working at her office were security guards and custodians. She shifted her career to science education to push more people of color toward STEM fields.

A Buffalo native, Baxter is pursuing a doctoral degree from the UB Graduate School of Education through a 2019-20

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EQ Media Group Names Kevin Joseph & Simon Fleming New Heads Of U.S. And New Zealand Development

EXCLUSIVE: EQ Media Group has announced industry vets Kevin Joseph and  Simon Fleming will head the company’s United States and New Zealand development, respectively.

“Kevin and Simon have impressive track records and we are lucky to have them in the company. Their skills and experience will help EQ Media continue the pattern of growth we are seeing in 2020,” said EQ Media CEO and executive producer Greg Quail. 

In their new roles, Joseph and Fleming will manage and oversee the company’s development slates in the U.S. and New Zealand while contributing to the company’s overall global development slate.

The two new EQ Media Group heads have years’ worth of industry experience and titles under their belts.

Joseph joins EQ Media Group from Fulwell 73 Productions and Original Productions, where he served as a development executive. During his time at Fulwell, Joseph has helped launch titles fro CBS, Netflix, Disney+, Discovery

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